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Re: [opensuse-factory] OpenSUSE, bugs and some considerations
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2007 19:52:44 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0703051949350.26500@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Monday 2007-03-05 at 09:09 -0800, Randall R Schulz wrote:

> > You know, programming is the only profession where errors are called
> > bugs and accepted as normal. So a bridge collapsing is normal, too?
>
> The simple fact of the matter is that with the programming technologies
> we have to work with today, bugs fundamentally cannot be eliminated. We
> cannot even prove that bugs are not there. At best, we can demonstrate
> that they do exist. Resource-constrained development as well as the
> intrinsic nature of information processing forces tradeoffs between
> addressing bugs, improving performance and adding capabilities.

There are some companies around producing bugless code. They spend like
two years designing, and only about 6 month coding. It is indeed possible.
Of course, they charge a lot for that class of code.

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Cheers,
Carlos E. R.
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